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The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Jonathan Cohen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This book offers a new approach to longstanding philosophical puzzles about what colors are and how they fit into the natural world. The author argues for a role-functionalist treatment of color — a ... More


Illusions and headaches

Arnold J. Wilkins

in Visual Stress

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198521747
eISBN:
9780191706691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521747.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Certain geometric patterns can be uncomfortable to look at and may sometimes provoke anomalous visual effects: illusions of colour, shape, and motion. The stimuli responsible are very similar to ... More


How Does the Hearing System Perform Auditory Scene Analysis?

Georg M. Klump

in 23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195148220
eISBN:
9780199864676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148220.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter shows that many of the behavioral observations of perceptual patterns reflecting mechanisms of auditory scene analysis can be explained by bottom-up processes operating on the ... More


Visual cortex reprogramming following retinal lesions or artificial scotomas: Perceptual effects and neural circuitry

W. Burke

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter considers the consequences of retinal lesions and discusses the controversies surrounding retinal lesioning techniques. The perceptual consequences of these techniques are described ... More


Explaining Looks

Austen Clark

in Sensory Qualities

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236801
eISBN:
9780191679360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236801.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In 1824, the French chemist M. E. Chevreul travelled to the Gobelin tapestry works to respond to complaints of the weavers that some of the dyes were inferior, and rapidly faded or changed in hue ... More


The longitudinal study of spatial cognitive development in children with pre- or perinatal focal brain injury: Evidence for cognitive compensation and for the emergence of alternative profiles of brain organization

Joan Stiles, Pamela Moses, and Brianna M. Paul

in Reprogramming the Cerebral Cortex: Plasticity following central and peripheral lesions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528999
eISBN:
9780191723926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528999.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

This chapter discusses the perceptual effects of pre- or perinatal lesions. It shows that when subjects were asked to perform a task the outcome may appear normal, however, procedural affects may be ... More


Ideomotor Action Control: On the Perceptual Grounding of Voluntary Actions and Agents

Bernhard Hommel

in Action Science: Foundations of an Emerging Discipline

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018555
eISBN:
9780262312974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018555.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on explaining the main assumptions of the Theory of Event Coding, which is given such prominence because it is the most significant ideomotor approach. The chapter emphasizes the ... More


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